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Powerball jackpot grows to $416 million for MLK Day drawing

NewsPowerball jackpot grows to $416 million for MLK Day drawing

If you didn’t win the $1.35 billion Megspan Millions jspanckpot this past Friday the 13th, you could try your luck in the next big lotto drawing − a $416 million Powerbspanll prize on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

While the jackpot is a lot of money, the sum has not reached the Top 10 lottery jackpots in history status − yet. And there was no winner in the Monday, Jan. 16, drawing, so the next chance to win is Wednesday, Jan. 18, when the jackpot will be $439 million with a cash option of $237.3 million.

The winning numbers for Monday night’s drawing are 4, 14, 33,39, 61, and the Powerball is 3. The Power Play was 3X.

Megspan Millions spannd Powerbspanll jspanckpots have surpassed $1 billion six times in the history of the games. Fun fact: The Jan. 13, 2023, winner (aka the Friday the 13th winner) marks the third time a billion-dollar jackpot was won in January.

The jackpot for the next drspanwing now resets and will be $20 million on Tuesday.

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Megspan Millions spannd Powerbspanll jspanckpots have surpassed $1 billion six times in the history of the games. If there’s a winner this month, Friday the 13th or in the weeks after that, then three of the billion-dollar jackpot prizes will have been won in January.

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Below are some frequently asked questions about Powerball, Mega Millions and lottery odds.

Mega Millions drawings are held at 11 p.m. EST Tuesdays and Fridspanys.

Below are some frequently asked questions about Powerball, Mega Millions and lottery odds.

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How much is the Powerball lottery jackpot for Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

$416 million with a cash payout of $224.9 million

How long has the Powerball rolled over?

In November, a single ticket sold in California won the record-setting largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, a whopping $2.04 billion. The Powerball jackpot has rolled over since Nov. 7.

Is there a Powerball drawing every Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Yes. Powerball drawings are held at 11 p.m. EST Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed the third Monday in January every year, so by default, there is typically a Powerball drawing. MLK Day is a federal holiday, so many places that sell Powerball tickets might be closed on that day.

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How long has Mega Millions rolled over?

This Mega Millions jackpot has rolled over since Oct. 18. Before that, one ticket sold at a 7-Eleven in Fort Myers and another was purchased in California in the Oct. 14 drawing. The winners split the $494 million jackpot.

What are the odds of winning Powerball?

According to Powerbspanll.com, players have a 1 in 292.2 million chance to match all six numbers. Prizes range from $2 to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

What are the odds of winning Mega Millions?

According to the Megspan Millions website, you have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance to match all five white balls plus the gold Mega Ball. Prizes range from $2 (for matching the Mega Ball) to the grand prize jackpot, which varies.

Can Florida lottery winners remain anonymous?

According to Floridspan Lottery’s website, winners cannot remain anonymous: “Florida law mandates that the Florida Lottery provide records containing information such as the winner’s name, city of residence; game won, date won, and amount won to any third party who requests the information.”

However, the site states, since May 25, 2022, the “names of lottery winners claiming prizes of $250,000 or greater will be temporarily exempt from public disclosure for 90 days from the date the prize is claimed, unless otherwise waived by the winner.”

What is the largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history?

The largest lottery prize ever climbed to $2.04 billion in November. The jackpot was an estimated $1.9 billion days before the drawing, but lottery ticket sales helped it grow to more than $2 billion after updated calculations. A single ticket purchased in California won the grand prize.

What are the Top 10 largest Mega Millions jackpots ever?

According to its website, here are the Top 10 Mega Millions jackpots as of Jan. 16, 2023:

  • 10. $522 million — June 5, 2019; California
  • 9. $533 million — March 30, 2018; New Jersey
  • 8. $536 million — July 6, 2016; Indiana
  • 7. $543 million — July 24, 2018; California
  • 6. $648 million — Dec. 17, 2013; California and Georgia
  • 5. $656 million — March 30, 2012; Illinois, Kansas and Maryland
  • 4. $1.05 billion — Jan. 22, 2021; Michigan
  • 3. $1.337 billion — July 29, 2022; Illinois
  • 2. $1.35 billion — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine
  • 1. $1.537 billion — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina

What are the Top 10 largest Powerball jackpots ever?

Here are the Top 10 Powerball jackpots as of Jan. 16, 2023:

  • 10. $587.5 million — Nov. 28, 2012; Arizona and Missouri
  • 9. $590.5 million — May 18, 2013; Florida
  • 8. $632.6 million — Jan. 5, 2022; California and Wisconsin
  • 7. $687.8 million — Oct. 27, 2018; Iowa and New York
  • 6. $699.8 million — Oct. 4, 2021; California
  • 5. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland
  • 4. $758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts
  • 3. $768.4 million — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin
  • 2. $1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 1. $2.04 billion — Nov. 7, 2022; California

What are the Top 10 largest lottery jackpots ever?

The following Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots made the Top 10 biggest lottery jackpots in U.S. history, as of Jan. 16, 2023.

  • 10. $699.8 million — Oct. 4, 2021; California
  • 9. $731.1 million — Jan. 20, 2021; Maryland
  • 8. $758.7 million — Aug. 23, 2017; Massachusetts
  • 7. $768.4 million — Mar. 27, 2019; Wisconsin
  • 6. $1.05 billion — Jan. 22, 2021; Michigan
  • 5. $1.337 billion — July 29, 2022; Illinois
  • 4. $1.35 billion — Jan. 13, 2023; Maine
  • 3. $1.537 billion — Oct. 23, 2018; South Carolina
  • 2. $1.586 billion — Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida and Tennessee
  • 1. $2.04 billion — Nov. 7, 2022; California

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